A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Fatai Aborode has been shot dead by u known gunmen.
Aborode was said to have been gunned down on his farm along Apodun road, Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state.
A statement on Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, the deceased, who was the Chief Executive Officer of Kunfayakun Green Treasures Limited, was attacked on Friday evening.
“At about 1750 hrs of 11/12/2020, along Apodun road Igangan, one Alh Fatal Aborode ‘m’ of Igangan, was robbed and shot by four unknown gunmen.
“The victim was rushed to Olugbon hospital, Igboora where he was confirmed dead. Effort is on to arrest the fleeing assailants,” Fadeyi said.
The deceased, along with his manager, was attacked on a motorcycle when they were returning home from the farm.
The manager escaped as he reportedly fled the scene when the gunmen attacked.
Aborode was the House of Representatives candidate on the platform of Accord Party in the 2015 election. He, however, defected to PDP recently.